Having a new baby is amazing but everyone knows it isn’t easy. Starting to wean a baby onto solid foods can definitely be one of those challenging moments and also scary. Parents are always scared of giving their child something they can’t have yet or whether they will choke on some food. This article will help to find ways to give babies the best nutritious foods that are perfect for weaning, so it’s best to start looking at weaning bibs because this is going to get messy!
When Is It Time To Start Weaning My Baby?
First it’s best to contact the child’s pediatrician to see whether the baby is ready for weaning. Many pediatricians look out for a range of different signs which parents can look out for. If a baby shows the following signs and the pediatrician says it’s okay, then parents should start to wean their child off formula or breast milk and swap to solid foods.
- The baby is wanting feeding more regularly
- The baby has doubled its birth weight
- The baby is interested in the solid foods you are eating
- The baby puts their hands and toys in their mouth regularly
- The baby opens its